Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Book Cliffs

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE ZONES 202, 203 AND 290, AND FOR UTAH FIRE ZONES 487 BELOW 7000 FEET AND 490 BELOW 8000 FEET... .Much drier air will encompass the region with southwest winds increasing as a low pressure system over northern Nevada lifts into southern Idaho. The winds will increase enough during the afternoon to produce critical fire weather conditions across portions of east-central Utah and west-central to northwest Colorado. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 487 BELOW 7000 FEET... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning below 7000 feet for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs below 7000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.

* IMPACTS...New fire starts and existing fires may be difficult or impossible to control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Colorado River Basin

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE ZONES 202, 203 AND 290, AND FOR UTAH FIRE ZONES 487 BELOW 7000 FEET AND 490 BELOW 8000 FEET... .Much drier air will encompass the region with southwest winds increasing as a low pressure system over northern Nevada lifts into southern Idaho. The winds will increase enough during the afternoon to produce critical fire weather conditions across portions of east-central Utah and west-central to northwest Colorado. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490 BELOW 8000 FEET... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning below 8000 feet for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin below 8000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 13 percent.

* IMPACTS...New fire starts and existing fires may be difficult or impossible to control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Lower Colorado River; Paradox Valley; White River

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE ZONES 202, 203 AND 290, AND FOR UTAH FIRE ZONES 487 BELOW 7000 FEET AND 490 BELOW 8000 FEET... .Much drier air will encompass the region with southwest winds increasing as a low pressure system over northern Nevada lifts into southern Idaho. The winds will increase enough during the afternoon to produce critical fire weather conditions across portions of east-central Utah and west-central to northwest Colorado. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 202, 203 AND 290... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 202 White River Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower Colorado River and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast Area.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.

* IMPACTS...New fire starts and existing fires may be difficult or impossible to control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.


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